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Definition of Admit

Admit

  1. To suffer to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to take; as, they were into his house; to admit a serious thought into the mind; to admit evidence in the trial of a cause.
  2. To give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into a playhouse.
  3. To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise; as, to admit an attorney to practice law; the prisoner was admitted to bail.
  4. To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an allegation which it is impossible to deny; to own or confess; as, the argument or fact is admitted; he admitted his guilt.
  5. To be capable of; to permit; as, the words do not admit such a construction. In this sense, of may be used after the verb, or may be omitted.
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Admit Translations

admit in Afrikaans is bieg
admit in Danish is bekende
admit in Dutch is toegeven
admit in French is avouer, confesser, admettez, admettons, admettent
admit in German is zulassen, einlassen, zulassen
admit in Latin is fateor, confiteor confessus
admit in Portuguese is admita
admit in Spanish is caber, admitir